Building a more peaceful foreign policy isn’t an insult to soldiers. It keeps them safe. Shrinking the size of our armies doesn’t hurt military families. It reunites them.
The mindset of the politicians who voted for H.R. 3340 yesterday was revealed in comments by the bill’s author, Texas Republican Jeb Hensarling, who said that “Americans have come to loathe” the Financial Stability Oversight Council and the Office of Financial Research. Really? Do YOU know anyone with special loathing for these regulatory offices?
Elbert Lee Guillory helped organize support for Mizell’s bill, saying that without monuments celebrating Confederate leaders who organized terrorist violence against African-American slaves, his children and grandchildren could not “have full access to history”.